Welcome - AUVSI Seafarer Chapter

With more than 6,000 individual members representing more than 2,200 companies from 55 countries, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International is the world's largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to advancing the unmanned systems community.

Welcome to the AUVSI Seafarer Chapter, home of the Student UAS (SUAS) Competition

2015 Seafarer Chapter Student UAS Competition Sponsors!

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) - Seafaref Chapter wishes to thank all of our sponsors for the 2015 Annual Student Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) Competition.

Pax 2015 Distinguished Visitor (DV) Social and Dinner

(Participant or Sponsorship Tickets Required to Attend)
24 September 2015, 1700-2200
River's Edge Conference Center
NAX Patuxent River, MD (Must have current base access)

PAX River 2015 will culminate in a social and BBQ dinner after two weeks where over 200 participants supporting more than 26 technology teams were operationally demonstrating multiple communication technologies and unmanned systems; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV), Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV), and Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV).

Join dozens of Distinguished Visitors and PAX River 2015 participants from government, academia, industry, and foreign military celebrate after the demonstrations of:

  • Mine Warfare (MIW)
  • Amphibious Warfare
  • Harbor/Port Security
  • Intelligence & Reconnaissance
  • Bottom Survey & Mapping
  • Infrastructure Inspection
  • Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Inspection & Mitigation
  • Underwater Salvage and Recovery
  • Aircraft Crash Investigation

(Participant or Sponsorship Tickets Required to Attend)

2016 SUAS Competition

Prepare for the 14th SUAS Annual Competition... We've started posting information on our 2016 competition information page. Please bookmark that page to keep up on the schedule, rules, and other competition information.

Update 9/16/2015: We've posted the draft rules, draft schedule, and SUAS questions of interest on the 2016 competition information page.

Previous SUAS Competitions

We also have information from previous competitions including rules, University Day Q&As, Good, Others, and Final Rankings, competition results, and student papers.

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